Easy Mexican Rice
This Easy Mexican Rice is the perfect addition to your favorite Mexican meal!
Servings 6 Servings
- 1 tbsp canola oil
- 1 cup long grain white rice
- 1/2 cup chopped onion
- 2 cloves garlic crushed
- 1 1/2 cups water
- 1 chicken bouillon cube
- 1 tomato seeded and chopped (2 Roma tomatoes)
- 1 jalapeno pepper halved and seeded
- 1 tsp ground cumin
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1/2 cup cilantro chopped
Heat oil in a medium saucepan.
Add rice to oil and cook for 3-5 minutes or just until rice begins to color.
Add chopped onion and continue cooking for another 1-2 minutes.
Add garlic and cook for an additional minute.
Dissolve bouillon cube in hot water.
Add to saucepan and bring to a boil.
Stir in tomato, jalapeno, cumin, salt and pepper.
Cover with lid and reduce heat to low. Cook for 20 minutes.
Remove from heat, fluff rice with a fork and stir in cilantro.
Remove jalapeno and garlic.
Calories: 148kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 167mg | Potassium: 116mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 286IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 1mg